With one in two Aussies now living in Telstra's 5G coverage footprint, Telstra says this progress shows it is on track to "expand coverage to 75% of the population by the middle of the year" as it adds thousands of 5G devices to its network every week.
Phones with scrolling screens, home robots, UV-C office and classroom disinfection bots, giant 4K and 8K TVs, glasses that project a giant display in front of your eyes, a touchless video doorbell, super eye-friendly tablet displays, autonomous trucks and cars, backpacks with screens that can display emojis and so much more, the Consumer Electronics Show 2021 in underway in Las Vegas and as usual, it's wild.
Every year, new phones, new CPUs, new everything arrives in the hope you’ll upgrade at some point, with WiFi getting a nice new upgrade to support ever faster speeds, with Netgear, Linksys, TP-Link, ASUS and others set to release 6E routers this year which uses the 6Ghz band that is "free of interference and congestion" - in 2021, at least!
With a TV so much more than just a way to pick up free-to-air signals these days, and in 2021 brimming with smarts that allow streaming, gaming, access to apps, mirroring from devices and more, the news that LG's Smart TVs will Google's Stadia cloud gaming late this year is a natural and expected development.
With new 5G smartphones using NXTVISION 2.0 screen tech, a new tablet using NXTPAPER screens delivering “one of the most advanced eye protection displays on the market”, multi-screen collaboration and more, TCL should have a very successful 2021.
Hisense’s smart TV operating system interface is called VIDAA, and in its 2021 ULED TV models it is upgraded to VIDAA U5, dubbed as the fastest version yet, adding Google Assistant to the existing Amazon Alexa support, with select models to offer “hands-free” voice control, with new apps and streaming content coming including Kayo for sports lovers - and separately, Hisense TVs powered by Android are also coming.
iTWire wishes all readers the most wonderful of Christmases and festive seasons, and the best and happiest New Year for 2021 possible.
Telstra has announced that it has signed exclusive deals with unspecified companies to offer 5G smartphones to its customers in the first half of the year.
Imagine if your favourite sports event was presented in a totally 21st century, immersive broadcasting experience for viewers, with real-time data analysis and even more detailed information for coaches and players?
Day one of CES Asia 2018 featured keynotes from industry pioneers, product launches, showcases in 5G connectivity, AI, augmented/virtual reality, vehicle tech and more, while I have included an interview and some videos I was able to record.
At CES 2018, Hisense announced that Australia would be the first country to receive Hisense-branded OLED TVs, for even though TV makers all have tech to compete against OLED panels, it's clearly worth offering an OLED choice to custsomers who want it.
Crucial has released a new SSD at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas and claims the new device, dubbed the MX500, is 45 times more energy efficient than a traditional hard drive.
Intel chief executive Brian Krzanich has avoided making any mention of his controversial sale of stock and options in a keynote at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, though he did touch on the two vulnerabilities found in most processors produced by the company he heads.
The Consumer Technology Association's annual report now includes streaming services, projected to contribute US$19.5 billion in revenue, with the full video of the presentation to the media available below.
AMD's Ryzen processors were the talk of 2017, forcing Intel to finally respond in a significant way at long last, ending years of incrementalism, with AMD rising to the challenge with pedal to the metal for 2018 and beyond.
New for CES 2018 are dedicated areas and focus on sports, smart cities, AI, high-tech retailing, digital money and plenty more.
Whether you have a compatible iPhone, Samsung or other Qi-enabled wireless charging device, Belkin's bounty of new wireless chargers, to be unveiled at CES, should bob up on your radar.
LG's vision is to become a human-centred AI company, and it has put its ThinQing cap on with all of its 2018 devices to take on the new ThinQ branding.
Accenture's predictions for CES 2018 see blockchain changing business for the better, AI no longer so artificial, while 5G will set IoT alight
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